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Volcanic activity worldwide 10 Dec 2013: Sinabung, Santa María / Santiaguito, Pacaya, Fuego, Klyuch...

Tue, 10 Dec 2013, 15:56
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Etna's NSEC this evening
Etna's NSEC this evening
Etna's NSEC this morning (Radiostudio7 Montagnola webcam)
Etna's NSEC this morning (Radiostudio7 Montagnola webcam)
Strong ash emissions from Klyuchevskoy this morning (evening in Kamchatka)
Strong ash emissions from Klyuchevskoy this morning (evening in Kamchatka)
Explosion at Santiaguuito this morning
Explosion at Santiaguuito this morning
Etna (Sicily, Italy): The New SE crater has remained calm; after the increase yesterday, tremor has descended back to low levels and continues to fluctuate.

Klyuchevskoy (Kamchatka): Relatively strong ash emissions continue. This morning, the plume rose to about 27,000 ft (7 km) altitude, drifting NW.

Bagana (Bougainville Island, Papua New Guinea): New explosions occurred this morning. An ash plume rose to 10,000 ft (3 km) altitude this morning and drifted 20 nautical miles to the east (VAAC Darwin).

Sinabung (Sumatra, Indonesia): After a relatively calm period, a large vulcanian explosion occurred at the volcano this morning (04:30 GMT). VAAC Darwin reports an ash plume to 38,000 ft (12 km) altitude drifting 50 nautical miles to the NW.
The eruption was preceded by a smaller one at midnight (GMT) with an ash plume altitude of estimated 18,000 ft (5.5 km).
The volcano has been on red alert for 2 weeks and more than 17,000 people remain evacuated (for good reason!).

Santa María / Santiaguito (Guatemala): The observatory reports little changes: an explosion occurred with an ash plume of 900 m height, and avalanches continue to descend from the active block lava flows.

Pacaya (Guatemala): Judging from INSIVUMEH's brief daily report, strombolian activity has decreased as ejecta heights were described as 25 meters (vs 50 m previously).

Fuego (Guatemala): INSIVUMEH reports 7 explosions during the past day with ash plumes up to 700 m height.

Previous news

Mon, 9 Dec 2013, 16:12

Volcanic activity worldwide 9 Dec 2013: Fuego, Marapi, Santa María / Santiaguito, Pacaya, Klyuchevs...

Current tremor signal (ESLN station, INGV Catania)
Etna (Sicily, Italy): A temporary steep increase in tremor amplitude earlier today (but with no other visual changes) rose some expectations about a new paroxysm, which would be now "due" if Etna kept her rhythm of 5-7 days intervals. However, it turned out to be only a short-lived peak, and it seems we have to wait a bit more. No explosive activity could be identified at the New SE crater. ... Read all
Sun, 8 Dec 2013, 17:03

Volcanic activity worldwide 8 Dec 2013: Klyuchevskoy

Klyuchevskoy (Kamchatka): Ash emissions have continued at reduced intensity. This morning, the ash plume was about 300 km long drifting to the ENE. ... Read all
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